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Deputy Director Medical Physics - Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre


Post date : 4 September 2021
Category : Job Advertisement
Vacancies : 1


Job Description


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Classification: Senior Medical Physics Specialist

Remuneration: $192646 - $216734

Hours per week: 38

Requisition ID: REQ255826

Applications Close: 19th September, 2021

What you'll be doing..The Deputy Director of Medical Physics - Shoalhaven (DDROMP) will work cooperatively with the ISLHD Cancer Division Director of Medical Physics to manage medical physics services at the Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre (SCCC). The DDROMP will be responsible for day to day operational management of physics services at SCCC.

The DDROMP will manage the provision of scientific support for delivery of radiation oncology treatments at SCCC. This includes commissioning of new equipment and implementation of new treatment techniques as well as ongoing quality assurance and maintenance of linear accelerators, treatment planning systems and related equipment. The DDROMP will work closely with the Director of Medical Physics to lead the SCCC physics team in the ongoing improvement of radiotherapy techniques, education, training and research. The DDROMP will ensure compliance with relevant legislative requirements, standards and codes.

The DDROMP will manage physics staff located at SCCC and ensure a co-operative and productive working relationship with radiation therapists, radiation oncologists and other groups within ISLHD Cancer Division.The DDROMP will assist the Director of Medical Physics with efficient management of service delivery, workforce, budget and resources, and ensure consistent standards and procedures are maintained across the physics service. The DDROMP role includes a clinical medical physics workload component.

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunities and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically diverse backgrounds.

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccine history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with these criteria before employment can commence.

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For role related queries or questions, please contact

Martin Carolan - martin.carolan@health.nsw.gov.au



Job Requirement


Selection Criteria:

  1. Accreditation in Radiation Oncology Medical Physics by ACPSEM and hold (or be eligible to hold) a radiation licence (A29) with NSW Environmental Protection Authority. Current valid driver licence.
  2. Undergraduate degree in physics and MSc or PhD in physics or medical physics recognised by ACPSEM.
  3. At least five years of experience as an ACPSEM accredited phyicist. To be appointed at a level of Senior Medical Physics Specialist, the applicant must have at least the level of experience meeting the requirements specified in the Award for progression to this grade.
  4. Extensive experience and ability to work independently in radiation oncology physics with high standard of professional practice.
  5. Demonstrated initiative and ability to lead and manage programs and teams as well as motivate and promote harmonious teamwork in a multidisciplinary team.
  6. Demonstrated high level of written and spoken communication skills and evidence of cooperative and constructive communication across multiple disciplines.
  7. A record of active professional contributions and experience in supervising and mentoring TEAP candidates.
  8. Evidence of innovative contributions to oncology clinical practice and/or commitment to clinical physics research.


Company Details


** For those interested and qualified candidates, please contact the contact person directly.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre, Nowra, NSW

Contact Person : Martin Carolan
Contact Number : 02 4428 7400
Contact Email : martin.carolan@health.nsw.gov.au
Company Website : https://www.islhd.health.nsw.gov.au/

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